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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker

Leeds, GB

 

About 

I am a Spatial Designer with an interest in combining architecture, furniture and graphic design to create totally immersive environments.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Marcel Wanders Studio, Amsterdam, NL, Intern

Providing general office and studio assistance to the senior designers.
Researching initial design concepts, creating visuals for presentations and making changes to technical drawings.
Assisted on site visits and photoshoots, co-ordinated transport/deliveries, organised events, set up meetings and liaised with contractors.

Clients: Marks & Spencers, Andaz Hotels, Mondrian Hotels, Graham & Brown, Moooi.

May 2011 - Jul 2011
 

.DAY, Amsterdam, NL, Intern

Assisting senior designers on a variety of retail and branding based projects in the Netherlands and Middle East. Had the opportunity to work on the design of the Ziggo Dome Music Arena in Amsterdam, planning layouts, VIP areas, bars and restaurants.
Was given responsibility for my own smaller projects to design furniture for the Van Gogh Museum shop and Just Kidding store in Dubai which helped me to manage my time effectively and take ownership of my work.

Nov 2010 - Apr 2011
 

Scarborough Design, York, GB, Junior designer

Worked closely with the Managing Director on a variety of commercial, educational design projects for the University of York. Refurbished existing spaces and planned cafe/restaurant areas for the new campus. Assisted on site visits, client meetings, contacting and negotiating with suppliers.

Sep 2008 - Aug 2009
 

Education 

University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, GB, Bachelors, Interior Design

Interior Architecture and Spatial design studies, modules in Design Theory & Context, Building Technology and Professional Practice with a 1 year work placement in Year 3.
Residential field trip/ visit to Berlin.

Sep 2007 - Jul 2012
 

York College, York, GB, Art & Design Foundation

1 year foundation course with modules in Fine Art, 3D design, Graphics and Textiles.
Residential visit to Barcelona.

Sep 2006 - Jul 2007
 

Awards 

RSA Student Design Awards, Nomination

Royal Society for the Arts London encourages innovation through creativity and is especially interested in the social impact of design.

2012
 

Skills 



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